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Conversion Table for Point to Inches
Conversion Table for Converting Decimal Equivalents of Common Fractions
Conversion Table for Converting Fractional Inches to Millimeters
Conversion Table for Common Conversions Metric to U.S. - U.S. to Metric
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Points to mm
Using Goudy Light as a sample type face we get the following:
The Cap H is
18 point = 5 mm
24 point = 6.43 mm
36 point = 9.85 mm
Using News Gothic DEEP cast Type for Leather Work
10 point = 3 mm (2.652)
12 point = 4 mm (3.695)
Reminder, all type faces vary based on the original artist/designer.
Some type is full faced, some run small. The font used here for example was Goudy Light.
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